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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Making A Software Change

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With the recent changes in the software industry the last several years and the need to enhance the donor's online experience, some community foundations have been transitioning to new software enterprise systems. Hear from foundations that have transitioned from FIMS to Blackbaud and Stellar, the analysis they went through, how the transition went, and how they feel today about the decision.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Data Visualization: Turning Data into Compelling Pictures

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Are you telling your foundation's story in a way that demands attention and increases understanding? Did you know our brains process images 60,000 times faster than text? Learn how to turn your data into compelling pictures that will engage your donors, trustees, and your community! During this webinar you will learn why visualizing data is important, review a planning structure to guide the process, get helpful tips, web resources, and free tools to create data visualizations, infographics, and dashboards.

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Civil Legal Aid and Consumer Protection Brief

Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Community Project Funds

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A local service organization would like you to collaborate on a much needed community project. A dedicated person wants to raise money to pay themselves to deliver services to seniors your community. They want to set up a pass-through fund with your foundation to handle charitable contributions. We’ve all been there. When should you do this? What are the legal responsibilities for the community foundation? How do you handle the finances?

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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | The Unrestricted Gift - A Strategic Approach

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Planning the conversation is what Ken Burnett - in his classic work Relationship Fundraising - calls the essential foundations of fundraising. Planning creates a clear path to raising unrestricted funds.  In this webinar, you'll hear from experts who understand that engagement, honesty, and openness are critical to success.  They'll share their stories and ideas to help build trust and share your goals with your donors.

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